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Volunteer Information

Thank you for your willingness to volunteer at the Mesothelioma Race For Justice 5K Race.  This race would not be possible without your involvement.  There are a number of positions open that we will need help at.  Depending on your availability the morning of the event we can use your help in possibly more than one area.  To help you decide which position might be best for you, here is a brief description and approximate time for each - please keep in mind that we would like you to arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time:


  • Registration:  You would be at the table checking people that are preregistered and assisting those that will be registering that morning.  Hours: 7:00 AM until 9:00 AM
  • T-Shirt/Goody Bag Distribution:  You will be giving participants their shirt and goody bag.  Hours: 7:00 AM until 9:00 AM
  • Water Station on Course: Handing out water as participants come by your station.  Hours: 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM
  • Water Station at Finish Line: Handing out water as participants finish.  Hours: 9:15 AM until 10:30 AM
  • Course Marshals: Director runners along the course at various intersections.  Hours: 7:45 AM until 10:30 AM
  • Food:   Prepping and distributing fruit and bagels for participants after they finish.  Hours: 8:45 AM until 10:45 AM
  • Finish Line: Assist Timing Company at Finish Line as participants finish the race and passing out medals to finishers.  Hours: 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM
  • Packet Pickup: Distributing packets at Fleet Feet Deerfield on 9/15 and 9/16 from 10am-3pm.

Event Location

Lake County Forest Preserve Half Day Location, 24255 N. Highway 21, Vernon Hills, IL

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